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The primary point of contact for services for older adults is Needs Assessment and Service Coordination (NASC). NASC services cover help to stay at home, support services for carers and entry into residential care. They can also link with other District Health Board (DHB) services and community based agencies.

The NASC contact for Taranaki is;

 
   
Service Name: Community Support Service, Taranaki DHB
Area Includes: New Plymouth, Hawera, Eltham, Inglewood, Mokau, Opunake, Waitara, Waverley
Email: olderpeoplesnasc@tdhb.org.nz
Website: www.tdhb.org.nz
Phone / Fax: 06 759 7214 / 0800 823 443 Fax: 06 759 7215
Address: Taranaki Base Hospital, David Street, New Plymouth 4310

Other useful contacts

 
Meals on wheels: 06 753 6139 ext 7665
Other areas:

Opunake Cottage Rest Home – covers Opunake area - 06 761 8009

  Trinity Rest Home – covers Hawera area – 06 278 4189
 

Maryann Rest Home – covers Stratford area – 06 765 7551

Other meal providers: Maida Vale Rest Home provide meals on wheels for Bell Block area 06 755 0558
  Kohatu Rest Home covers Waitara area 06 754 6621
  Marinoto Home - Inglewood area 06 756 7170
  Ezze Meals 06 753 4306
  EAT – frozen meals, delivered to door – 0800 328 333
District Nursing: 06 753 7797
Shuttle Services: TDHB shuttle bus provides some transport - contact local health centres for more information
  Red Cross provide a Coastal Community Transport Service 0800 733 276 / 06 759 4697. Donation appreciated.
Useful website: Older People's Health and Rehabilitation Service (OPHRS)
  Aged Care Hub

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